Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce to you lady Lilith – the beautiful (and beautifully frightening) archetypal female-vamp who, as Dante Gabriel Rossetti splendidly versified in 1886, possesses the power to dominate man’s body and heart. Ah yes, and his life as well.
The holidays are a time meant for joy and celebration. Unfortunately, they also have a tendency to increase stress and anxiety.
Can futurism, technology, and biology be used together to conquer physical death? The Holy Grail. Humanity’s oldest quest. Immortality. Is it possible? The question has been out there for as long as humans have been conscious and could conceptualize and dream of an afterlife. But perhaps this question — the one regarding the possibility of everlasting physical life — has finally been answered. Maybe there is a new question to ask: are we on the cusp of finally attaining it? Could it actually be possible, that in as little as a generation or two, humans will be living for as long as they want within a…
Here in the west few have heard of the enigmatic Russian rock singer Victor Tsoi and his band Kino. Like so many other rock musicians, he died young in a blaze of popularity. But in Eastern Europe, and especially in Russia, Tsoi is a legend whose songs have stood the test of time, hearkening as they
Whether it is an abiding love for animals, a desire to get out in nature as often as possible, or perhaps the impulse to dance and sing madly when no one else is watching – everyone has something of the samodiva in their nature.
Ever wonder how you stack up to mythological archetypes? Ever Dreamed of Transforming Yourself? If you haven’t, maybe, just maybe, you should.
Characters in folkloric traditions and myths were not created in a vacuum.
As hard as it is to believe, there are actual, real-life superheroes. Individuals whose talent surpasses anything most of us could ever dream of. These are humans with extraordinary, other-worldly abilities, who can do things, achieve feats that over time raise them to the level of myth or legend. Glenn Gould was one such individual.
GENEVA, Sept. 25—Erich Maria Remarque, the German-born author who attained world fame with his World War I novel “All Quiet on the Western Front,” died at noon today of a heart collapse at the Saint Agnese clinic at Locarno, Switzerland. He was 72 years old.
I don’t know what I should talk about—about death or about love? Or are they the same? Which one should I talk about? We were newlyweds. We still walked around holding hands, even if we were just going to the store. I would say to him, “I love you.” But I didn’t know then how much. I had no idea. . .[…] One night I heard a noise. I looked out the window. He saw me. “Close the window and go back to sleep. There’s a fire at the reactor. I’ll be back soon.”
Some actors are consumed by the roles they play. For instance, Jeremy Brett, who played Sherlock Holmes in the 1984 Granada series, was overcome by the part, so much so that at times the obsessive characteristics of the fictional character and the real-life Brett would overlap.